69.3 F

Stargaze at Washoe Lake State Park on Saturday, May 11


Washoe LakeWASHOE VALLEY, Nev. – Discover the wonders of star and planet gazing. Astronomy experts Jay Lawson and Adam Kremers will set up high powered telescopes to view the moons of Jupiter, the Milky Way galaxy and many other fascinating objects in the night sky.

WHAT: Stargaze Program

WHEN: Saturday, May 11 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

WHERE: Participants will meet at the overflow boat area. Washoe Lake State Park is 18 miles south of Reno and 5 miles north of Carson City. Travel on U.S. 395, take the East Lake Boulevard exit 44 and travel approximately 3 ½ miles on East Lake Blvd. to park entrance.

WHO: The event is open to the public.

COST: There is no charge for the program, but there is a $7.00 per vehicle entry fee. Nevada residents receive a $2.00 discount.

MORE: This program may be cancelled if skies are overcast. Spring evenings can be cool so a jacket is recommended.

This Is Reno is your source for award-winning independent, online Reno news and events since 2009. We are locally owned and operated.